Fire at Christchurch Hospital
June 27, 2013
Fire at Christchurch
Pauline Clark, Christchurch Hospital General
The Fire Service was called at 11.10am today
to a fire in the fourth floor plant room of the Parkside
building at Christchurch Hospital.
The fire has now
Some smoke went through the
hospital’s ventilation system and the system was
subsequently shut down. The Hyperbaric Unit was also briefly
evacuated and the hospital’s main entrance shut by
security but will reopen shortly.
The smell of smoke
is expected to linger for some time until the ventilation
system is fully back up and running
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